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It's fall planning season

Now is the time to request free trees for fall planting!

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Trees are workhorses

What do you want trees to do for your land?

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Improve Local Water Quality

Trees are powerful (and natural) water treatment plants. They naturally reduce polluted runoff and supercharge a stream’s ability to clean itself. Buffers planted along stream sides have been proven to increase a stream’s ability to process nutrients and organic matter itself by up to 8 times.


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Combat Soil Erosion and Runoff

Trees’ strong roots hold soil in place. They reduce the impact of stormwater runoff by intercepting rainfall, enhancing the ability of soils to absorb water, increasing evapotranspiration into the air, and by filtering out pollutants.


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Create Healthy Environments

Trees are powerful air and water filters that can absorb and break down harmful pollutants, keeping humans and livestock safe and healthy. Their broad canopies provide the comfort of shade for animals.


Priority Planting Information

Why location and size of tree plantings matters

Wondering how K10 sorts through and prioritizes tree request? This blog will answer any of your questions.

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More resources
  • One Pager

    Everything you need to know – and share – about our campaign

  • Frequently Asked Tree Questions

    8 of the most common questions people want to know

  • Landowner Guide to Buffer Success

    A step by step guide on how to plant and maintain forested buffers successfully

request free trees now

Begin your tree request by filling out one simple form.

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